Top Quotes About Anything
Life all comes down to a few moments. This is one of them.
It is hard work to be good when you are very little and very hungry, and have many sticks to beat you, and no mother’s lips to kiss you.
Serious illness doesn’t bother me for long because I am too inhospitable a host.
To race Formula three is very high risk and I am not going to take a chance. Thank god I am not doing it!
I saw Tequila Sunrise as a romantic picture with complex, bigger than life characters.
I don’t know if I believe in marriage. I believe in family, love and children.
I loved doing problems in school.
I can’t remember a time when I didn’t want to be a reporter. I don’t know where I got the idea that it was a romantic calling.
I may not be better than other people, but at least I’m different.
When I was first starting out, and I was less established, I was really concerned about being typecast.
An actor without a playwright is like a hole without a doughnut.
George Jean Nathan
I’m not doing any more nudity.
A lot of times you get credit for stuff in your movies you didn’t intend to be there.
Leisure is the handmaiden of the devil.
Whenever I’m on my computer, I don’t type ‘lol’. I type ‘lqtm’ – laugh quietly to myself. It’s more honest.
Tis distance lends enchantment to the view, and robes the mountain in its azure hue.
‘What do you really think happens after you die?’ That’s the question that everyone, everyone, everyone asks. And I’m so sick of it. But my true answer is, I don’t know. And there’s no way I’m going to find out ’til it happens.
I never considered a career in broadcasting, not even as a kid.
It really is quite remarkable that Darfur has become a household name. I am gratified that’s the case.
Nicholas D. Kristof
I paint and sculpt to get a grip on reality… to protect myself.
Food safety involves everybody in the food chain.
I think we need to just be very clear about what we’re trying to do in Afghanistan. Frankly, we’re not trying to create the perfect democracy. We’re never going to create some ideal society. We are simply there for our own national security.
Internationalism is a community theory of society which is founded on economic, spiritual, and biological facts. It maintains that respect for a healthy development of human society and of world civilization requires that mankind be organized internationally.
Christian Lous Lange
We all have so many different elements inside of us and we’re not all one thing.
As an actor, you ask yourself what you can do to put yourself in a position where you can play that role.
I’m not doing contemporary songs unless something comes along that really knocks my socks off.
We should just get somebody from the left and the right and they should all throw bumper stickers at each other and the first one to cover the other one wins.
All issues are women’s issues – and there are several that are just women’s business.
Eddie Bernice Johnson
Dictators are rulers who always look good until the last ten minutes.
Everything seems to be going faster and faster. It’s really harder to create something that endures. The New York City Ballet has succeeded in doing that.
Until the rise of American advertising, it never occurred to anyone anywhere in the world that the teenager was a captive in a hostile world of adults.
A lot of it just has to do with luck, serendipity.
The oil can is mightier than the sword.
I chose faces and figures as my subject matter simply due to the fact that the human form is already beautiful art.
Healthy ideas of both left and right, along with totally new ideas, must form a growing united front.
If I remember correctly, a writer is someone who wants to convey information. Language or writing is a code.
Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement.
W. Clement Stone
Often for hors d’oeuvres, I serve room temperature vegetables, something like that, so that the main course might be quite rich but the first course has balanced it out.
What I find very attractive, what I find sexual, are people who are unapologetic for who they are and comfortable with themselves. And I think with those two things sexual energy does come out because you’re not hovering or censoring yourself, you’re just being who you are. And being who you are is a very attractive quality in a person.
Arthur Young’s Reflexive Universe – fascinating but too schematic to fit into my scheme. The most I could hope for was a sense of the vocabulary and some possible images.
Today’s difference between Russia and the United States is that in Russia everybody takes everybody else for a spy, and in the United States everybody takes everybody else for a criminal.
Be like a duck. Calm on the surface, but always paddling like the dickens underneath.
I do not believe that the values which the Western democracies consider essential to civilization can survive in a world rent by the international anarchy of nationalism and the economic anarchy of competitive enterprise.
My thought was I should try to stick with names that people may recognize like Robert Johnson, Son House, and Hoagy Carmichael, so if somebody cared to research, they would find a wealth of material.
Mankind is poised midway between the gods and the beasts.
The only realistic view is that a human life arises gradually, which is not much help in making personal decisions or devising public policy.
George C. Williams
The first rule to living in America is ‘Stop tap dancing, you fool!’.
Fashion for the most part is nothing but the ostentation of riches.
I’m not a great believer in awards-of course the fact that I’ve never won one has nothing to do with it at all!
I was so flattered that someone wanted me to write a book, I said I would. It was published in 1969.
American movies and music deliver themes of freedom, innocence, and power that appeal to others – partly because America itself was put together out of a multiplicity of national traditions.